Greenfield Airport in Arunachal Pradesh's Hollongi soon

 Delhi : Air terminal Authority of India (AAI) is attempted the development of a Greenfield Airport in Hollongi, 15 km from Itanagar, reported the Ministry of Civil Aviation on March 3. The improvement will encourage better air availability in Arunachal Pradesh. The proposed air terminal is intended for tasks of the A-320 classification of airplane. Later on, it would likewise cook A-321 sort of airplane. Spreading over an area of 4,100 sqm, during top hours, the air's terminal structure would have the option to deal with 200 travelers. Made arrangements for operationalization on August 15, 2022, the air terminal is outfitted with eight registration counters and all cutting edge traveler offices. The improvement work likewise incorporates the development of ATC tower cum specialized block, fire station, clinical focus, and other subordinate works. Among the green drives are an energy-effective terminal structure provisioned with Rain Water Harvesting framework and reasonable scene.

Greenfield Project

A greenfield air terminal is worked without any preparation on a new or lacking site. The word 'greenfield' signifies a venture that doesn't have any limitations forced by earlier work. Such air terminals are built to help the extended necessities of the traffic of the current air terminal. The Government formed the Greenfield Airport Policy, 2008 to give surviving rules to the improvement of greenfield air terminals in the country. The Central government has agreed endorsement for the development of 21 greenfield air terminals in the country. Among these, the Gautam Buddha Nagar area in Uttar Pradesh will have the country's greatest air terminal. Moreover, the greenfield air terminals would be set up in spots like Mopa (Goa), Navi Mumbai, Shirdi, and Sindhudurg in Maharashtra, Kalaburagi, Bijapur, Hassan, and Shimoga in Karnataka. The greenfield air terminals will likewise be set up in Datia (Gwalior) in Madhya Pradesh, Kushinagar and Noida (Jewar) in Uttar Pradesh, Dholera and Hirasar in Gujarat, Karaikal in Puducherry, Dagadarthi, Bhogapuram, and Oravackal in Andhra Pradesh, Durgapur in West Bengal, Pakyong in Sikkim, Kannur in Kerala and Hollongi (Itanagar) in Arunachal Pradesh.

Importance of the Airport

With the impending air terminal, airborne availability is set to get a lift, alongside the unified neighborhood economy. The availability to the capital city Itanagar will improve, in this manner diminishing voyaging time. The improvement will likewise give impulse to work possibilities in the State. It is additionally in accordance with PM Narendra Modi's vision for changing Arunachal Pradesh into a significant entryway to SouthEast Asia by creating current framework across the state.

Other airports in the State

As of now, Arunachal Pradesh has two air terminals - one at Tezu in Lohit region and the other at Pasighat in East Siang. The Greenfield Airport at Hollongi close to Itanagar is booked to be finished by August this year. Arunachal Chief Minister, Pema Khandu in 2021 had said that the State would have three additional air terminals - one at Dirang in West Kameng, second at Anini in Dibang Valley, and a third in Upper Subansiri region.

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